Spanish idioms (modismos)

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In EnglishModismoAs in...
Rightly so'He took it away from her, and rightly so.'
To come out badly'He did not come out well on (pass) his exam.'
In the distance'In the distance, the plane could be seen.'
Step by step'He guided us through the jungle step by step.'
To put into effect'They put several restrictions into effect.'
Fast'He is always going very fast.'
Just now; for the present'I don't need any more just now.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'He came out on top.'
To make one's way'He made his way through the crowd.'
To be right'She's not right.'
To be understood'It is understood that we will get paid every two weeks.'
To turn out to be'He turned out to be a conservative.'
After a while'After a while he returned.'
Through'He was talking to us through a screen.'
To be a question (matter) of; to involve'It's a question of (It's a matter of, It involves) a misunderstanding.'
To take for granted; to regard as settled'He took it for granted that they would go.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'I followed his advice and came out ahead.'
To get one's own way'Each time he gets his own way.'
To be about'The novel is about the indians.'
From now on'You'll listen to me from now on.'
At all cost; at any risk'I'll get it at all costs.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
At every turn'Something new could be seen at every turn.'
In the long run'In the long run, it will be better to go slowly.'
To be up to date on'He's up to date on the situation.'
To have on the tip of one's tongue'I have it on the tip of my tongue.'
Throughout'Throughout the years he has become famous.'
To not mince one's words, to be blunt and direct'He is very outspoken.'
To keep'She ended up keeping the car.'
In great haste'She left the shop in great haste.'
To come out well'He came out well in (passed) his exam.'
To associate with each other'They don't associate with each other.'
To be in the right'He's in the right.'
To retrace one's steps'We retraced our steps.'
To side with'He always used to side with my brother.'
Along'They were searching along the river.'
To have on; to be wearing'He has on an overcoat.'
To hold (control) one's tongue'Rather than argue, he held his tongue.'
To notice'He did not notice that Adriana had left.'
Out of the way'He got her out of the way.'
To take aside'He took him aside.'
To drive wild; to unhinge.'It dives me wild.'
To be in a hurry'I'm in a hurry.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
At last'At last he arrived.'
To turn something overHe turns is over.
All over'They were seen all over.'
Without questionWithout question she is the prettiest.
Half...'He left the door half closed.'
To agree to'They have agreed to meet in the square.'
To make way'They made way and he went in.'
To be in the same boat'Don't complain. We're all in the same boat.'
To walk around'He walks around the block.'
Nowhere; not... anywhere'It couldn't be found anywhere.'
To be in effect'The law is in effect.'
To toss and turn'I was tossing and turning in bad.'
From far away'They come from far away.'
To have on one...'I don't have any money on me.'
To cost a lot'It cost me a lot.'
In the middle of'He fell down in the middle of the street.'
To have dealings with'I have no dealings with the rich.'
To go ahead with'He goes ahead with his work.'
To go for a walk'Let's go for a walk.'

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